Do you need to buy a gift for someone with arthritis or joint pain?
Then this gift guide is for you . . .
If you don’t live with rheumatoid (or any other type of arthritis,) it’s hard to imagine how everyday tasks can be difficult and cause discomfort and pain.
This gift guide is intended to show you what kind of gifts would make a person with arthritis feel loved and understood.
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✅ Check out my Arthritis Gifts AMAZON IDEA LIST!
- Samston Preston Rocker Knife
- Ninja Food Chopper Express Chop
- Black & Decker Hands-Free Jar Opener
- Ergonomic Potato/Vegetable Peeler
- Kitchy Pizza Cutter Wheel
- Famili Electric Wine Opener
- Magic Opener Plus for Twist Off Caps
- YnM Weighted Blanket
- Sunbeam Heated Blanket
- Orthopedic Steering Wheel Grip Cover
- Steering Wheel Spinner Ball
- MyCare Heating Pad for Hands
- Sunny Bay Lower Back and Shoulder Joint Heat Wrap
- Comfy Brace Arthritis Hand Compression Gloves
- Copper Compression Full Finger Arthritis Gloves
- Hempvana Arthritis Gloves
- Garden Tool 5pc. Set for People with Arthritis
- Ohuhu Stand-Up Weeder and Root Removal Tool
- Garden Kneeler And Seat
- Fiskars PowerGear2 UltraBlade Softgrip Pruner
- Cordless Power Scissors
- Sammons Preston Easy Grip Hand in Mug
- Wireless Ergonomic Computer Mouse
- Hands-Free Book Holder
- iPad Tablet Pillow Holder for Lap
✅ Products for Cooking with Arthritis
Food prep and cooking can be a challenge when you have joint pain and stiffness. Arthritis can also weaken your grip and strength in hour hands, fingers, and joint.
The following kitchen gadgets for are perfect gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, Mother’s Day, or Father’s Day.
A rocker knife use a “rocking” back and forth motion with a more comfortable handle to easily cut and chop foods. Since it takes less strength to make the cuts, it’s great for someone who has weakened grip strength from arthritis and joint pain. It also works great for other disabilities like amputees.
*These rocker knives are also perfect for cutting herbs!
- 4” curved handle with a 3.5" stainless steel blade
- Sharp single-edged blade will cut through meat and other tough foods
- T-shaped handle is easy to grip even with weakened strength or limited hand function
- Dishwasher safe
- Choice of plastic or wood handle
* You can also find a selection of adaptive kitchen tools and knives at
2. Best Food Processor for Arthritic Hands
The Ninja Food Chopper Express Chop 16oz food processor is perfect when you need a quick and easy option for small amounts of food. I personally hate to have to pull out my big food processor, so I try to get away with a small one when I can.
If you want a full-size food processor, the Ninja Mega Kitchen System is a good choice. It can be used as a blender, smoothie maker, and for making dough.
- 1500 watts of power
- 64 ounce food processor bowl
- 72 ounce blender pitcher
- (2) 16 ounce cups
3. Automatic Jar Opener
This Black & Decker (Lids Off Jar Opener) automatic jar opener actually holds the jar and is completely hands-free. It is more expensive but might be worth it if you have live alone and have significant joint damage and pain in your hands. But there are many other budget-friendly options of automatic can openers to choose from.
4. Best Potato Peeler for Arthritic Hands
Let’s face it, peeling potatoes, carrots, and other vegetables is hard on. your hands even if you don’t have arthritis. So even if you don’t have arthritic hands, you may want to buy one of these awesome potato peelers for yourself.
Who doesn’t love pizza? I am such a pizza lover, I just had to add the Pizza Cutter Wheel to this gift list. It even comes with a blade shield for when it’s not in use. That is an awesome benefit because I have “little hands” around the house that are sometimes too curious for their own good. 🙂 *Also a great stocking stuffer!
6. Wine Opener for People with Arthritis
You don’t have to have arthritis to have trouble opening a bottle of wine. So this hands-free wine bottle opener is a great gadget to have in your kitchen.
7. Magic Opener Combo/Plus Bottle Top Opener
Also called the “Arthritis Bottle Opener,” The Magic Opener Plus works with 16 different sizes of plastic bottles, water bottle, and pull tab soup cans. This is especially awesome for prescription medication bottles.
✅ Arthritis Blankets
There are many different types of blankets that can help soothe the joint pain and discomfort for people living with arthritis. And a blanket is always a comforting gift–double points for actually helping the gift receiver feel better.
8. Weighted Blankets for Rheumatoid Arthritis
We hear about how weighted blankets can help people with chronic pain from fibromyalgia as well as people with autism. But can weighted blankets help arthritis?
Yes, they can provide some relief from symptoms. Weighted blankets help improve sleep. Research has shown that people feel more pain when they haven’t slept well-which makes this a great gift choice.
9. Rheumatoid Arthritis
Heat is a good friend to people who have arthritis, especially in the cold winter months. But sometimes you may just want to crawl under a warm blanket for a good nap or a cuddle. A comfy electric blanket is a great gift.
✅ Gifts for Driving with Arthritic Hands
There are many challenges when driving with arthritic hands. A good steering wheel grip is helpful when arthritis has weakened the strength in someone’s hands. The spinner knob is very helpful in make turns with ease. And orthopedic steering wheel covers provide cushion and insulation from having to touch a hot steering wheel during the summer or a cold steering wheel in the winter.
10. Steering Wheel Grip for Arthritis
11. Steering Wheel Spinner Knob
When someone in my Chronic Illness and Arthritis Facebook groups suggested this device, the Spinner Ball for your steering wheel, I had never heard of it. But the steering wheel spinner knob is awesome and helps when your hands are fatigued and losing strength. This particular brand has you specify the make and model of your car to get a custom fit for the steering wheel.
✅ Arthritis Heat or Cold Therapy Gifts
Both heat and cold therapy can help relieve the joint pain and stiffness that comes along with Rheumatoid Arthritis (and every other type of arthritis too!) When I have swelling and inflammation, I prefer to ice down my joints. But most people swear by heat therapy.
12. Heated and Cold Therapy Arthritis Pad for the Hands
Rheumatoid Arthritis greatly affects the hand joints. Heat and cold therapy arthritis pads for the hands helps soothe inflamed joints.
This MyCare Heating Pad–Therapy Warming and Cooling Glove for Arthritis surrounds the hands. I think this is ingenious and a definite must-have for someone with arthritis.
13. Wearable Hot/Cold Therapy Back and Shoulder
Whether it’s my lower back pain from CRPS or my joint pain from my arthritis, I love the fact that this hot/cold therapy pad is wearable. I can still move around and get things done while benefitting from the hot or cold therapy. It can also be wrapped around other joints like shoulders.
- Filled with natural flax seeds
- Weighted for comfort
- Tie-on strap
- Measures: 10" x 18"
✅ Best Gloves for Arthritis Pain
There are so many styles and functions when choosing the best gloves for arthritis pain. Compression gloves for swelling, copper gloves stabilize the muscle tissue to reduce swelling and pain, and magnetic arthritis gloves provide magnetic therapy for hands, fingers, and joints.
14. Compression Gloves for Swelling
15. Best Copper Gloves for Arthritis
16. Hemp Gloves for Arthritis
✅ Arthritis Friendly Gardening Tools
How many people do you know who love gardening but arthritis keeps them from doing it? One of the arthritis pharmaceutical companies actually has a commercial with a woman in her garden. The key when looking for arthritis-friendly gardening tools is to find ones with gears and long handles to maximize leverage.
17. Ergonomic Garden Hand Tool Set
18. Long Claw Weeders
19. Garden Kneeler and Seat Bench
20. Fiskars PowerGear Pruner Arthritis-Friendly Pruner
✅ Gadgets for Arthritis Sufferers
Some of these gadgets for arthritis sufferers are so cool, you will want to pick one up for yourself. I personally love the Sammons Preston Easy Grip Hand in Mug!
21. Cordless Electric Cutter Scissors
22. Sammons Preston Easy Grip Hand in Mug
23. Ergonomic Vertical Wireless Mouse
24. Book Holder for Arthritic Hands
25. iPad & Tablet Hands-Free Lap Holder
This ultimate gift guide is full of practical gift ideas for people with arthritis. Lots of products for cooking with arthritis and arthritis-friendly gardening tools. Driving with arthritic hands can be difficult at times and there are some great gift ideas to help with that challenge. An arthritis blanket can provide comfort while compression gloves for swelling provides relief. You will find tons of cool gadgets for arthritis sufferers that you will want too!
Arthritis and joint pain/stiffness is very challenging and we are always looking for products that can ease our pain and discomfort. This gift guide is filled with products that help to make life easier living with arthritis.
Keep in mind though, that when you live with arthritis, a gift that helps relieve or cope with the pain is something we really get excited about instead of “cutsy” and frivolous gifts wrapped up in big bows. So, if some of these gift ideas don’t seem like something you would normally expect to be a gift, don’t be surprised. Know that to us, it is a phenomenal gift!
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Finding awesome gift ideas for someone with arthritis and other chronic illnesses that causes joint pain is right at your fingertips now.
Save this post for later for gift giving for the special person in your life that suffers from arthritis joint pain and stiffness.